Risk and uncertainty are inescapable factors in agriculture. Farmers face production risk, from weather, crop and livestock performance, and pests and diseases, as well as government-controlled institutional risk, and personal or human risk, these constitute business risk which is further related to financial risk. All of these factors must be managed to achieve satisfactory management in agriculture. The aim of this book is to introduce the nature of agricultural decision making under uncertainty, the concept of rational choice and its foundations for the analysis of risky decisions that can be used in agriculture and the preparation of plans for risk management. Including numerous practical examples, the book is aimed at senior undergraduate or graduate students of agricultural economics and farm business, as well as advisers to farmers.
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Descripción CABI, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 085199119X